Maximum weight of lens on MFT mount

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Maximum weight of lens on MFT mount

PostSat Sep 08, 2012 3:36 pm

I read somewhere that the MFT mount is rated for a maximum of 1 kg. Now, on an MFT camera, if you go higher than that for lens weight, you can just support the lens as most MFT cameras weigh less than 1 kg I believe. But with the BMDCC, it exceeds 1 kg.

So, if one were to use a lens > 1 kg, would one need to support the lens separately?

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Re: Maximum weight of lens on MFT mount

PostThu Sep 13, 2012 10:02 pm

Good question. I'm not exactly sure of this answer. I'll try to find out, but will be out of the office next week.

However, i'm pretty sure that a typical rail mounted lens support would handle this fine.
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